This forest property is situated on an elevated site close to Sligo town with magnificent views at various points, of Sligo bay, Benbulben, Lough Gill, Slishwood and the Dartrey mountains of north Sligo. The two short looped trails takes you through a forest plantation which is diverse in both species and age classes. A forest floor with a wide variety of grasses, herbs, ferns, briar, wood sorrel, mosses and lichens makes for an area of high biodiversity value.
Tree species include Ash, Beech, Birch, Larch, Norway/Sitka spruce, Oak, Scots pine, Hazel and Larch.
Things to do
Walk: Two short loop walks. The Cairn loop will give you access to the ancient Cairn, which is owned by the NPWS. The mixed woodland loop incorporates all that is good in a woodland walk.
Scenic drive: Close to the route of the Wild Atlantic Way.
Don’t miss our hidden gem
Ancient Cairn on site.
Visitors Facilities on site.
The site can be accessed by walking from Sligo town and Cleaveragh sports complex.